About Us

A Diverse Set of Services and Capabilities

VSE Aviation, Inc., a subsidiary of VSE Corporation, is uniquely positioned in the aerospace industry by supporting our customers with both maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services of components and engine accessories as well as aftermarket parts distribution and supply chain management.

Headquartered in Miramar, FL, VSE Aviation provides service and parts for Commercial, Business & General Aviation, Rotorcraft, and Military aircraft. Our strategic growth plan focuses on maintaining our reputation in these key markets, while heavily expanding into the Commercial airline market in all regions globally.

VSE Aviation (including 1st Choice Aerospace and Kansas Aviation) operates in 16 locations in multiple countries allowing our customers global access to our services and parts. We are committed to customer intimacy and executing the “perfect order.”

MRO Services

VSE Aviation’s MRO services are spearheaded by our subsidiaries, 1st Choice Aerospace and Kansas Aviation.

With locations in Miramar, FL and Cincinnati, OH, 1st Choice Aerospace facilities feature state-of-the-art technology capable of supporting both new and legacy aircraft in the repair of high-flow/high-temp pneumatics, fuel accessories, electrical accessories, and avionics among others for Commercial, Cargo, and Military aircraft.

Based in Independence, KS, Kansas Aviation specializes in the overhaul and repair of oil, air, and fuel-related engine accessories for a variety of turbine engines used in Commercial and Business & General Aviation.

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VSE Aviation is an authorized distributor of OEM turbine engine parts and avionics for use by Commercial, Business & General Aviation, Rotorcraft, and Military aircraft. VSE represents some of the most recognized brands in aviation – often on an exclusive basis – with a focus on offering quality and personalized customer service to ensure customer satisfaction.

Our global distribution network includes warehouses in the US and Singapore with more than 8,000 part numbers and 1+ million items in stock.

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Why Partner with VSE Aviation


New MRO and proprietary OEM product offerings to support the broadest range of aftermarket airframe, engine and interior platforms


Organization and capital structure provides rapid response, reliable support, and bespoke support for customers and OEM supplier partners


Proven track record of success with a commitment to right-sized inventory to execute market-leading service levels for our customers and partners

People & Culture

Leveraging VSE Aviation’s culture of world-class performance and execution


Forming close relationships with key OEM partners for long-term strategies


Experience and proven performance as MRO, distribution, and exchange network partner

VSE Aviation Milestones


Air Parts & Supply Co. (APSCO) renamed VSE Aviation as it is integrated with VSE Aviation Singapore and VSE Aviation Germany to become the joint global Distribution arm of VSE Aviation


1st Choice Aerospace acquired to expand MRO services to include Commercial and Cargo markets


VSE Aviation acquires Air Parts & Supply Co. (APSCO) to support aftermarket Distribution of the turbine engine accessories market

VSE Aviation acquires Kansas Aviation to provide MRO services to the gas turbine engine market

Awards Received

Top Shop

1st Choice Aerospace - 2020

Most Capability Additions

1st Choice Aerospace - 2020

Top Shop

1st Choice Aerospace - 2019

UTC Supplier Gold

Kansas Aviation - 2019

VSE Corporation

VSE Corporation [NASDAQ: VSEC] is a leading provider of aftermarket distribution and repair services for land, sea, and air transportation assets for government and commercial markets. Core services include maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, parts distribution, supply chain management and logistics, engineering support, and consulting and training services for global commercial, federal, military, and defense customers.

VSE also provides information technology and energy consulting services. VSE conducts business operations through wholly-owned subsidiaries Wheeler Fleet Solutions, VSE Aviation, Inc. (which includes 1st Choice Aerospace and Kansas Aviation), Akimeka LLC, and Energetics Incorporated. For additional information regarding VSE’s services and products, visit www.vsecorp.com.

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MRO Transatlantic

MRO TransAtlantic brings the traditional MRO Americas and MRO Europe communities into one global forum. The Virtual event will provide a digital arena where airlines, OEMs, MROs and suppliers can discover and showcase new products and innovations, connect with new and existing business partners, and share knowledge and best practices…

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